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NC Thoracic Society Clinical Trials Workshop Sept 21 Wrightsville Beach

Blockade Runner Wrightsville Beach, NC Wrightsville Beach

AGENDA (September 21, 2019)
7:45 Registration
8:15 Welcome – Jason Thomason, MD – President & Eric Nelson, PhD (Research Committee)
8:30-9:30 Sponsor Perspectives
Dance Biopharm Rebecca Boone, VP Clinical Operations, Dance Pharm. Pharmaceutical company perspective. Delivery devices for inhaled formulations in trials
GlaxoSmithKline - Courtney Crim, MD Group Director, Medical, Respiratory The pharmaceutical company perspective.
The CF Foundation Patricia Burks, Director, Clinical Affairs. Conducting clinical trials of drug treatments and new approaches for cystic fibrosis.
Wake Forest School Of Medicine Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Office of Sponsored Programs Selvin Ohene, CTSI
The Wake Forest 60 day challenge - accelerating the pre-contract time-line process, from sponsor inquiry to signing the agreement.
9:30 – 10:30 Panel Discussion – Sponsor Perspectives
10:30 –10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:45 Site Perspectives

Southeastern Research Center of Salem Chest Specialists, Winston-Salem Jason Thomason, MD, FCCP, D-ABSM Starting from scratch in a single specialty, private practice office. A few pearls and pitfalls.
Atrium Health, Carolinas Medical Center Department of Family Medicine, Hazel Tapp, Ph.D. Director of Research. Center for Primary Care Research and Professor Family Medicine Will present on asthma (COACH, PCORI funded work),
AGENDA con’t (September 21, 2019)
10:45 – 11:45 Site Perspectives cont’
Atrium Health, Carolinas Medical Center Department of Family Medicine, Charlotte Hazel Tapp, Ph.D. Director of Research. Center for Primary Care Research and Professor Family Medicine Will present on asthma (COACH, PCORI funded work), and COPD (NHLBI CAPTURE) trials. Research in a primary care network.
First Health of the Carolinas, Pinehurst Medical Center, Southern Pines Michael Pritchett, D.O., M.P.H., Director of Thoracic Oncology, Director, Chest Center of the Carolinas. Trial experience of pioneering use of intraoperative cone-beam CT (CBCT) to assist with biopsy of peripheral nodules.
Principal Investigator- Wilmington PMG Research and Wilmington Health Douglas Lee, M.D. Site-based clinical trials network model.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Brad Drummond, M.D., Assoc. Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Director, Obstructive Lung Diseases C&T Research Center. Active in COPD and other disease drug clinical trials and in pulmonary clinical research.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine Wendy Moore, MD Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunologic Diseases. NIH and industry sponsored clinical trials in asthma in academic centers.
11:45- 12:30 Lunch (provided)
12:30 - 1:00 Site’s Perspectives cont’
1:00 – 2:00 Panel Discussion
2:00 Adjournment